Dec 17, 2012 11:00pm EST
responders and regular parents. tonight people worldwide are taking action. some are buying dinner for strangers. others coffee for firefighters. some are donating money to teachers' fund. one woman is making hats for 26 newborns at a local hospital. another ribbons for co-workers to wear in memory of those lost. we here at news 4 and nbc news are in. tell us on facebook and twitter what you might do. tell us if some one else has done something for you or you can simply read the messages and take solace and hope in the random acts of kindness taking place all around us. >> that's cool. >> great idea. >> great. >> nice to focus on something positive. >> for sure. good changes in our weather? improvements? >> depend on who you are. if you are one of the people enjoying the warm temperatures you have some of that left. if you have been waiting for the cold and so many people have been asking -- when is it really going to start to feel like winter. the answer to that question, friday. let's look at how things are out there earlier tonight. the kids enjing zoo lights. at the national zoo. w
Dec 18, 2012 11:00pm EST
. tomorrow, 27-year-old victoria soto will be laid to rest. >> whatever actions they took to divert his attention, i am sure the ones that are response bum fbum -- responsible for her being here today. >> as the community struggles with the overwhelming pain of those who are not. it is a struggle that will continue on wednesday, when there will be four funerals and three wakes. in this tiny community. jay gray, nbc news, newtown, connecticut. >> the national rifle association has broken its silence the organization says its members are shocked and heartbroken over the shootings. they have schedule aid news conference for tomorrow. meantime, democratic leaders are calling for a ban on assault weapons and extended ammunition clips. a gun shop in chantilly says sales on that type of weapon used at sandy hook have skyrocketed. >> a lot of people are concerned about recent events. what may take place if the assault ban takes back. people are buying things that they wanted to buy in the past. doing it faster probably. >> on wtop news, bob mcdonald said it is time to talk about allowing traine
Dec 5, 2012 11:00pm EST
facing disciplinary action. >> a memorial service at the kennedy center will remember a young falls church woman who was killed in the caribbean. the 22-year-old died in a snorkeling accident last weekend. the university of virginia senior was part of a semester at sea program. she was on a pry vat snorkeling trip with other stunts. >> tonight, detectives are out trying to find clues in the murder of a teenager in maryland. the victim was 14 years old. shot and killed in lewisdale section, less than a mile from his house. this evening, officers are going door-to-door with fliers to try to get some information. police believe elizir raus was with two known gang members when he was killed at about 1:00 this morning. a neighbor says he heard at least five shots. >> it's a big step for same-sex couples in maryland. tomorrow, marriage licenses will start being issued for people who plan to tie the knot in the new year when the law goes into effect. erica gonzalez is in rockville with the details. >> reporter: in less than a month, same-sex marriage will be legal in the state of maryland.
Dec 29, 2012 11:00pm EST
mason basketball visiting south florida tonight. second half action tied at 22. johnny williams goes old school. watch this nice little post up move, hook shot making it. takes the lead 24-22. a few plays later south florida with the ball. anthony collins, knocks down the three-pointer. 14 points for brock. bulls on top by one. later in the half, up by six now. collins throws up the alley-oop to rudd. patriots come back but south florida, they hold on and win it, 61-50. that's your sports for tonight. looking forward to the big time game tomorrow. redskins and cowboys. should be a good one. >> do we like these conditions tomorrow for the game? >> the redskins are at home so i like that. >> it's an advantage. >> crazy cold weather right? >> cowboys play inside all the time in their own stadium. >> all right. lots to talk about tomorrow. >> yes. >> thanks. that's our news for tonight. "saturday night live" is up next. have a great